Books

  • TPHS alum releases third novel in epic fantasy series

    TPHS alum releases third novel in epic fantasy series

    Matthew Wolf, the Torrey Pines High School alum and successful novelist, has been learning how to deal with a relatively new phenomenon for him.  “It’s weird, in the best way possible, being face to face with my fans,” Wolf explains. “One time, at Tulsa Comic Con I was at my booth and a huge man...

  • Del Mar Hills Academy PTA to present award-winning author

     Del Mar Hills Academy PTA will present Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair, internationally-recognized clinical psychologist and award-winning author of The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age, to speak to the community on Thursday, Feb.16, at 6 p.m. in the...

  • Canyon Crest Academy’s Creative Writing Club announces Gold Sponsor for CCA Writers’ Conference

    Canyon Crest Academy’s Creative Writing Club announces Gold Sponsor for CCA Writers’ Conference

    Canyon Crest Academy’s Creative Writing Club recently announced that IDW Publishing will be a Gold Sponsor for the 6th Annual Canyon Crest Academy Writers’ Conference on Saturday, March 11. Founded in 1999, IDW started as an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels, and trade paperbacks,...

  • Del Mar author pens ‘Edelweiss: Chronicle of a Del Mar Beach House 1885 to Now’

    Del Mar author pens ‘Edelweiss: Chronicle of a Del Mar Beach House 1885 to Now’

    While she lived in Manhattan, Juliana Maxey-Allison wrote for “The New York Times Magazine,” “New York,” “Self,” “Ladies Home Journal,” and other publications. But after returning to the West Coast in 2004, she turned her talents to researching and writing about the history of the century-old house...

  • Del Mar author discusses impact of drugs in latest book

    Del Mar author discusses impact of drugs in latest book

    From aspirin to antibiotics, the development of drugs has truly changed the world. After decades of studying and teaching biology, Del Mar’s Irwin Sherman is now detailing the history and impact of drugs in a new book. “Drugs That Changed the World: How Therapeutic Agents Shaped Our Lives” discusses...

  • ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ author Gilbert brings ‘Big Magic’ to USD

    ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ author Gilbert brings ‘Big Magic’ to USD

    There was big magic happening in the audience at the University of San Diego last week even before “Eat, Pray, Love’ author Elizabeth Gilbert took the stage to talk about her aptly named new book. Women were bonding over their admiration for the best-selling author, sharing their stories and making...

  • Carmel Valley author publishes third novel

    Carmel Valley author publishes third novel

    In her recently published third novel, “The Smallest of Waves,” author and longtime Carmel Valley resident Janice Coy explores variations of freedom. “The immigration debate, the idea of people leaving their country for any number of reasons, the sight of homeless people sleeping on the streets...

  • Best-selling ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ author comes home to San Diego

    Best-selling ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ author comes home to San Diego

    She’s received the NERO and the RITA awards, been nominated for the Macavity and the Edgar, and none other than Stephen King has said she is better than Michael Crichton — and invited her to play her fiddle in his Rock Bottom Remainders band. Her books have been published in 40 countries and sold...

  • Former Carmel Valley artist-turned-author releases debut novel

    Former Carmel Valley artist-turned-author releases debut novel

    Having worked as a jewelry maker, sculptor, painter, graphic designer and photographer, former Carmel Valley resident Kerry Daggett has always been creative. “I’m on the go every minute of the day,” she said with a laugh. Originally from New York, Daggett studied fashion design at Utah State University....

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